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Saxophone Repertoire

by Dr. Brian R. Utley
Assistant Professor of Music
Saxophone
SFA School of Music
butley@sfasu.edu


 


What can I give my students to practice other than their band music?  This is an excellent question, and the following lists should be of some help for middle and high school students of all levels.  Also, be sure to refer to the Prescribed Music List published by UIL.

Beginner / Intermediate

Hegvik, T. Modern Course, Vols I & II Elkan
Hover Elementary Method Rubank
Rousseau, E. Saxophone Methods, Vols. I & II Kjos
Skornicka Intermediate Method Rubank
Teal, L. The Saxophonist's Manual Encore

Teal, L.

The Saxophonist's Workbook

Encore

Advanced

Ferling

48 Etudes for Oboe or Saxophone

Southern1

Klosé

25 Daily Exercises for Saxophone

Carl Fischer

Londeix

Les Gammes conjointes et en Intervalles

Lemoine

Mule

Gammes (Scales), 3 volumes

Leduc

Teal

Daily Studies for the Improvement...

Etoile

Voxman

Advanced Method, Vols. I & II

Rubank

Voxman

Selected Studies

Rubank

Alto Saxophone Solos:

Beginner
 

Benson

Cantilena

Boosey & Hawkes

Bach/Rousseau

Arioso

Belwin Mills

Handel/Mule

Largo

Leduc

Leclair/Mule

Andante

Leduc

Schubert/Mule

Serenade

Leduc

Intermediate

Benson

Aeolian Song

MCA

Bozza

Aria

Leduc

Lantier

Sicilenne

Leduc

Moritz

Sonata no. 2

Southern

Purcell/Rascher

Two Bourées

Bourne

Rueff

Chanson et Passepied 

Leduc 

Advanced

Bach/Mule

4th Sonata

Leduc

Debussy

Rapsodie

Durand

Eccles/Rascher

Sonata

Presser

Heiden

Sonata

Schott

Ibert

Concertino da Camera

Leduc

Milhaud

Scaramouche

Salabert

Tcherepnine

Sonatine Sportive

Leduc

Solo Collections Containing Literature for Various Levels:

 
Rascher Collection, compiled by S. Rascher (Woodwind Service)
Solos for the Alto Saxophone Player, compiled by L. Teal (Schirmer)
Program Solos for the Alto Saxophone, compiled by L. Teal (Presser)
Concert and Contest Collection, compiled by H. Voxman (Rubank)

Tenor Saxophone Solos:

Beginner / Intermediate
 

Bach/Londeix

Scherzetto

Leduc

Godard/Roberts

Berceuse

Carl Fischer

Rameau/Mule

Tambourin

Leduc

St. Saens/Felix

Two Pavanes

Musicus

Schubert/Londeix

Impromptu

Leduc

Advanced

Anderson, G

Sonata

Southern

Ben-Haim

Three Songs without Words

MCA

Hartley

Poem

Presser

Lully/Mule

Phaeton

Leduc

Singelée

Concerto No. 1

Chez Adolphe Sax

Solo Collections

 
Concert Album of French Classics, compiled by Dahm (Musicus)
Breeze-Easy Recital Pieces, compiled by Kinyon (Witmark)
Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Player, compiled by L. Teal (Schrimer)

 

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